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brulé

or bru·lée

[ broo-ley, broo-lee; French bry-ley ]
/ bruˈleɪ, ˈbru li; French brüˈleɪ /
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noun, plural bru·lés [broo-leyz, broo-leez; French bry-ley]. /bruˈleɪz, ˈbru liz; French brüˈleɪ/.
(in the Pacific Northwest) an area of forest destroyed by fire.
Canadian. land covered with rocks or scrub growth.
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Origin of brulé

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; from French: “burnt,” past participle of brûler; see broil1

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Brulé
[ broo-ley ]
/ bruˈleɪ /

noun, plural Bru·lés, (especially collectively) Bru·lé.
a member of a North American Indian people belonging to the Teton branch of the Dakota.
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British Dictionary definitions for brulé

Brule

Brl

/ (bruːˈleɪ) /

noun
(sometimes not capital) short for bois-brûlé
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